Softball Release: April 5
Thursday, April 5
*Jackson State vs. Alcorn State (DH)
Jackson, Miss. 4:00/6:00 PM
Friday, April 6
*Alabama A&M vs. Alabama State(DH)
Huntsville, Ala. 1:00/3:00 PM
*Southern vs. Prairie View
Baton Rouge, La. 3:00 PM
*Jackson State vs. Alcorn State
Jackson, Miss. 3:00 PM
Saturday, April 7
*Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs. Grambling State (DH)
Pine Bluff, Ark. 1:00/3:00 PM
*Alabama A&M vs. Alabama State
Huntsville, Ala. 12:00 PM
*Southern vs. Prairie View (DH)
Jackson, Miss. 1:00/3:00 PM
Mississippi Valley State vs. North Texas (DH)
Itta Bena, Miss. 1:00/3:30 PM
Sunday, April 8
Mississippi Valley State vs. North Texas
Itta Bena, Miss. 12:00 PM
*Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs. Grambling State
Pine Bluff, Ark. 2:00 PM
NEWS AND NOTES:
•Texas Southern’s Lauren Rodriguez has allowed just one run in four conference starts this season. Over that time, she’s only surrendered eight total hits.
•Alcorn State’s Amari Ramsey is currently riding a 15-game hitting-streak and has reached base streak in 17 straight games.
•Alabama A&M continues to hold strong as the premier power-hitting unit in th SWAC, thanks to a league-leading 22 homers and .443 slugging percentage. This weekend, AAMU takes on in-state rival Alabama State in a series that could go a long way in the Eastern divisional race. Expect some runs in this series as the teams rank 1-2 in round-trippers. The Lady Hornets have led the SWAC in home runs the last four seasons.
•Southern is the only team in the SWAC that has drawn more walks (93) than strikeouts (92).
•Grambling State has won five of the last nine meetings against Arkansas-Pine Bluff dating back to the 2015 season.
• Texas Southern is idle this weekend.